To all our clients (and anyone else who happens upon this post) who are running the WordPress software on their website: Upgrade now to the latest version 2.8.4
. There appears to be a current and ongoing attack against older versions of WordPress. It could be a looooooooooooong weekend for us!
As we read on Mashable
The warning comes from Lorelle on WordPress
after it was discovered that a nasty attack is exploiting security holes in previous versions of the blogging software, creating a new “hidden” Administrator account and getting right down to the database level. These attacks are said to be “growing by the hour”. Lorelle writes:
There are two clues that your WordPress site has been attacked.…